coup de glotte

noun
\ -¦glät \
plural coups de glotte\ " \

Definition of coup de glotte

: the glottal stop especially in singing and elocution as a prefixion to words that in ordinary pronunciation begin with a vowel sound

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History and Etymology for coup de glotte

French

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“Coup de glotte.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/coup%20de%20glotte. Accessed 27 Sep. 2021.

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